The 13th International Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaeta was successfully held in Brno, Czech Republic, September 7-11, 2015. During the scientific sessions of this symposium, 48 oral and poster presentations were given by 43 participants representing 16 countries. We would like to thank all participants for coming and preparing great atmosphere in scientific as well as in social field. We thanks to all helpers and sponsors and everybody, who pitched in to assure its success. We hope you enjoyed symposium, the people, language, culture, cuisine, and geography of the Czech Republic and of course, our beer.
The next (14th) International Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaeta is tentatively planned to convene at Hirosaki University in Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture, Honshu, Japan, in 2018. Additional information for our next symposium will be provided here, soon, with a link to a new, ISAO14 website. We are looking forward to meeting you there!